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US Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach

 

719 San Carlos Dr., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

 

US Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach is a small boat station located on San Carlos Drive in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Station Fort Myers Beach is part of Sector St. Petersburg in District Seven.

 

Sector St. Petersburg has become one of the Coast Guard’s largest commands, with an area of responsibility encompassing over 400 nautical miles of coastline along Florida’s west coast and the third largest U.S. port for domestic trade. In terms of total trade volume, including both domestic and foreign, the Port of Tampa ranks 12th nationally. The Sector’s five multi-mission small boat stations, six patrol boats, two aids to navigation cutters, and one aids to navigation team have responsibility for five primary operational missions: Search and Rescue; Marine Safety; Maritime Law Enforcement; Ports, Waterways, and Coastal Security; and Living Marine Resources. Each year Sector St. Petersburg personnel conduct, on average, more than 2600 rescue cases, assisting more than 7000 people and preserving property valued at 39 million dollars.

Arriving at US Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach
The nearest major airport is Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW / KRSW).
This airport has international and domestic flights and is 14 miles from the center of Fort Myers, FL.

 

Another major airport is Charlotte County Airport (PGD / KPGD), which has domestic flights from Punta Gorda, Florida and is 24 miles from Fort Myers, FL.

Naples Municipal Airport (APF / KAPF) has domestic flights from Naples, Florida and is 42 miles from Fort Myers, FL.

Base Population
The integrated Coast Guard team that carries out the sector’s operational missions is comprised of over 825 Active Duty and Reserve Military Members, 27 Civilian, and 1800 Auxiliary personnel.

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